These were my Parliamentary Questions (PQs) that were answered by the National Development Minister and Health Minister on 20th and 21st October 2011 respectively:
Mr Gerald Giam: To ask the Minister for National Development (a) how many subsidised rental flats need to be built to meet the current high demand; and (b) when does HDB plan to build these flats.
Mr Gerald Giam: To ask the Minister for National Development what are the reasons for the lower application rates for smaller (2-room and 3-room) Built-to-Order (BTO) flats and Sale of Balance Flats (SBF) as compared to larger (4-room and 5-room) flats in recent HDB flat sales exercises.
Channel NewsAsia report: Locals form over 80% of private home buyers, foreign ownership up
Mr Gerald Giam: To ask the Minister for Health what percentage of Singaporeans currently draw from their adult children’s Medisave accounts to pay for their own healthcare expenses.
Channel NewsAsia report: S$130m withdrawn from Medisave for parents’ healthcare expenses